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CEBD produces free tools and resources of relevance to those who have or research skin conditions.
 

Clinical Tools

UK Diagnostic criteria for Atopic Dermatitis A practical manual for researchers wishing to define atopic eczema (with photos)
 
Nottingham Eczema Record Sheet A useful form for young patients to complete before their first outpatient appointment PDF format
 
Skinsafe Interactive Tool A downloadable application about malignant melanoma and skin-examinations
 
Psychology & Eczema A choice of 4 stories that can be personalised for children about eczema management
 
Using hand-held light devices A guide on how UV light devices can be used safely at home for vitiligo
 
Minimal Erythema Dose (MED) testing A guide on how to perform an MED test prior to UV treatment.
 
Hywel's EBM drawings for teaching Illustrations Created by Professor Hywel Williams revolving around dermatology and evidence-based medicine.
 

Outcome Measures

Patient Oriented Eczema Measure (POEM) A patient-reported outcome measure for monitoring atopic eczema severity
 
Nottingham Eczema Severity Score (NESS) An eczema severity measure based on the Rajka and Langeland grading
 
Vitiligo Outcome Measures  A page giving information about vitiligo outcome measures, including the Vitiligo Noticeability Scale.
 
Eczema flares A collection of information on how flares could be captured in clinical trials.
 
Harmonizing Outcome Measures for Eczema (HOME) initiative A consensus based core outcome measure set for eczema - includes EASI guidance
 
Cochrane Skin Group - Core Outcome Set Initiative (CSG—COUSIN) An initiative developing core outcome sets across dermatology
 

Collation of Evidence

GREAT Database Contains details of randomised controlled trials of eczema treatments published from 2000 onward.
 
Systematic review of treatments for atopic eczema (2000) A comprehensive report evaluating eczema treatment trials
 
Scoping review of treatments for atopic eczema (2016) A comprehensive report evaluating randomised controlled trials of eczema treatments
 
CEBD Evidence Updates
Monthly emails summarising the latest dermatology publications
 
Annual Evidence Updates
Summary papers collating recently published systematic reviews
 
Map of systematic reviews - Eczema Map of systematic reviews by topic on eczema
 
Map of systematic reviews - Vitiligo Map of systematic reviews by topic on vitiligo
 
Map of systematic reviews - Acne Map of systematic reviews by topic on acne
 
Skin of Colour Resource A collation of literature of relevance to skin of colour
 
 

Non-CEBD Resources

Reporting Guidelines

EQUATOR 
Guideline index

CONSORT 
For randomised trials

STROBE
For observational studies

SPIRIT
For protocols

CEBD Protocol Registration portal

 

For Patients

NSGCCE
Nottingham Support Group for Carers of Children with Eczema

NHS Choices
General medical information

Patient Information Leaflets
Skin treatment information by the British Association of Dermatologists

Skin Support
Information and support from the British Association of Dermatologists

About Clinical Trials
Information about methods used in clinical trialsPDF format

 

 

Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology

The University of Nottingham
King's Meadow Campus
Lenton Lane
Nottingham, NG7 2NR


telephone: +44 (0) 115 823 1048
email:cebd@nottingham.ac.uk